Catering Services Contract – Cotham School, Bristol
The contract covers the scope for the provision of all school catering services.
United Kingdom-Bristol: School catering services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Cotham Lawn Road, Cotham
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
NUTS code: UKK11
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Cotham School — Tender for Catering Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The successful tenderer will be required to provide catering services at Cotham School.
The contract covers the scope for the provision of all school catering services, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
Cotham School, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The catering is currently delivered by way of an in-house provision and is operating at a breakeven position. The client is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified catering company to manage this service moving forwards into this contract term, bringing both innovation and flair to the contract.
The duration of the contract being offered is for 3 years commencing on 1.4.2020 and concluding on 31.3.2023. There will be the option for a further extension to the contract of 3 years, should both parties be happy to enter into this extension. The contract will be on a guaranteed performance basis.
Inward investment is sought for the improvement of the main restaurant facilities allowing for new service points and aimed at significantly improving the dining experience for all students.
It is expected that the successful supplier will work very closely with the client and engage with the school curriculum, pupils and parents moving forwards into this contract term.
The client wishes for the successful supplier to be able to offer innovation and to make some changes to the school’s service provision during the course of the new contract term. This will include ideas and innovation and how the catering service can meet the needs of the pupils and staff.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Interest in the selection process should be expressed via email only to email@example.com clearly stating within this email which Contract Notice you are referring to. Please also provide, as a minimum, a contact name, full company postal address and telephone number.
The selection questionnaire and associated documents can be obtained at: https://litmuspartnership.co.uk/sq/cotham/
The closing date for receipt of the selection questionnaire is 23.8.2019 (12:00). Suppliers are required to ensure that documents are obtained and returned to the Litmus Partnership Ltd, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the above closing date and time.
Documents in respect of economic financial standing (where indicated in the selection questionnaire) shall be returned to the Litmus Partnership Ltd, by email to email@example.com by the above closing date and time.
It will be the supplier’s responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this Contract Notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.
The Contracting Authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.
The Contracting Authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the Contracting Authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: